National Certificate: Human Resources Online

Students registered for this further education certificate will learn essential administrative duties related to human resources management and practices. Students will learn how to implement procedures and systems that relate to human resources planning, recruitment and selection, compensation and employee relations. Following the completion of this course successful students will understand how to advise and respond to human resource related queries in an organisation.

The course is NQF aligned and SABPP accredited and it is comprised of 6 modules including

  1. Fundamental Communication 1
  2. Fundamental Communication 2
  3. Fundamental Numeracy
  4. The Business Environment
  5. Introduction to HR Management
  6. Employee Wellness

Students will learn the fundamental concepts of Business Communication and Business Numeracy which are vital to the business environment. The course also covers basic business concepts and the different legal contracts within business. In modules 4, 5 and 6 the student learns key Human Resources concepts and various aspects that a HR Manager has to know and understand. These include the understanding of employment relations, recruitment, inductions and management of teams. The final module focuses on the importance of employee wellness in the workplace.

Academy of York students receive continuous information and support, over and above the prescribed course material, to assist students through their studies, in order for students to competently complete their studies. Students will have a choice of completing this qualification in either 14 or 24 months.

Study period: Up to 24 months

Entry Requirements

  • If you have a National Certificate (Matric) with 2 languages over 55% you can apply for RPL for Module 1 and 2
  • If you have National Certificate (Matric) with Mathematics over 55% (NOT Maths Literacy) you can apply for RPL for Module 3

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of 6 Summative Assessments and one written Centralised Final Integrated Summative Assessment. Students must have achieved a competent grade in all 6 Modules before they may attempt the written Centralised Final Integrated Summative Assessment. Exam venues are available in all major South African cities (please contact us for specific venues and dates.) Fees for the Centralised Final Integrated Summative Assessment are not covered within the course fee. The current SABPP fee is R1,350 and is subject to change. A final mark of 65% is required before the National Certificate can be awarded.

Course Price

Price Before Bursary R25 167.00
Price After Bursary R15 100.00

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

Payment Options

1: Once Off Payment (No Registration Fee)
Once Off Payment Price R13 900.00

Once Off Payment

2: Payment Plan
Registration Fee R1 400.00
Payment Plan R700.00 over 21.6 Months

*Please Complete the form to get one of our Support Consultants to contact you regarding a Payment Plan

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body, and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions.

”My study experience with AOY was amazing I learnt so much and I feel empowered as a coloured woman. I encourage everyone to study through AOY because they really support you through your course. I am beyond happy and no amount of words can express my gratitude.”

Katelyn Scott

”I never enjoyed learning and working in books. But since I’ve started my HR course with AOY I couldn’t put my books down because I enjoyed it so much. I now have hope on furthering my education because of receiving good marks and getting the opportunity to be successful in a career. Thank you AOY for helping me to be proud of something I accomplished.”

Jessica De Wet

”I’ve been searching for an educational institution that was affordable and really cared about me. When I found Academy of York, I was really happy. Since then I’ve never looked back! I truly believe they are heaven sent.”

Qinisekile Ngcobo

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